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Williams Making Run At ITA Regionals

Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications  
Release: 10/19/2012
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Sophomore Sam Williams became only the second player to reach the Round of 8 at the ITA Regional Championships
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Sophomore Sam Williams became only the second player to reach the Round of 8 at the ITA Regional Championships

CARY, North Carolina - Sophomore Sam Williams remained alive in the main singles draw and three doubles teams advanced to the round of 32 as the UNCW men's tennis team wrapped up the second day of the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships Friday at the Cary Tennis Park.

Williams outlasted Wake Forest's David Hopkins, 6-1, 6-7, 6-2, in singles to stand as the lone UNCW representative still playing in the main draw.

Three Seahawk doubles teams went through to the Round of 32, including the tandems of Pedro Mol-Zach Hublitz, Rafael Aita-Sam Williams and Kosta Blank-Chris Cooprider.

Friday Singles Results
Fred Saba (Duke) d. Chris Cooprider (UNCW), 1-6, 6-2, 6-2
Yannick Maden (Clemson) d. Michael Reilly (UNCW), 6-4, 6-2
Sam Williams (UNCW) d. David Hopkins (Wake Forest), 6-1, 6-7, 6-2
Austin Powell (NC State) d. Kosta Blank (UNCW), 6-3, 7-6 (4)
Andrew Adams (South Carolina) d. Zach Hublitz (UNCW), 6-4, 6-1
Cameron Silverman (Elon) d. Rafael Aita (UNCW), 6-5, 7-6 (5)

Friday Doubles Results
Pedro Mol-Zach Hublitz (UNCW) d. Forrest Edwards-Jack Wilson (UNCC), 9-8 (6)
Rafael Aita-Sam Williams (UNCW) d. David Clavera-Fernando Guilen (Campbell), 8-2
Kamil Khalil-Frans Kwasniewicz (UNC Charlotte) d. Kaue Pereira-Michael Reilly (UNCW), 8-5
Kosta Blank-Chris Cooprider (UNCW) d. Adrien Langeard-Matthew Waissen (UNCA), 8-5


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